The Best Gift Ideas For Chinese Valentine’s Day, Qixi Festival 2020
Chinese Valentine’s Day, also known as the Qixi Festival, is a celebration of love that inspired by the legendary romantic tale of a cowherd Niulang, and a young goddess Zhinü. Qixi happens every year on the seventh day of the seventh month on the Chinese lunar calendar, and this year, the festival falls on Tuesday, August 25.
With Chinese Valentine’s Day upon us, it’s a perfect opportunity to show your loved ones how much you care and appreciate them. If you’re at a loss for that perfect sweet gift to wow that special someone, fret not—we’ve shortlisted some of the most luxurious, unique gift ideas that are sure to win their hearts.
Celebrating this year’s Chinese Valentine’s Day, Dior has launched a dazzling new capsule collection, Dioramour, with pieces executed in lovely polka dots and vibrant red hues to please the most stylish woman in your life. Designed by brand's creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri, the collection features a tasteful and romantic line-up of the fashion house’s iconic handbags—including Lady Dior, Lady D-Lite, Dior Book Tote and 30 Montaigne—as well as ready-to-wear, lingerie, jewellery, leather goods, to name just a few.
You can visit Dior’s Landmark and Peking Road boutiques to purchase the collection or order it online.
This Qixi Festival, Fendi joins hands with renowned London artist and illustrator Sam Cox, also known as Mr Doodle, to craft a playful capsule collection for both him and her. Featuring the artist’s unique style of doodling, the collection includes a ready-to-wear collection and a range of shoes that adorned with some cool black and white drawings, which are all stamped with the reinterpreted FENDI and FF logos in a sharp shade of yellow.
In addition to standouts such as women’s denim shorts with exquisite embroideries and men’s nylon reversible wind coat in all over doodled print, make sure to also check out the leather goods, sneakers and baseball caps.
The collection will be available online, as well as at a number of selected boutiques.
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A striking combination of apple prints and GG motifs is the centre of Gucci’s capsule collection for Chinese Valentine’s Day, which perfectly encapsulates the love message of “apple of my eye”.
The collection comprises a vast selection of bags: a neo-vintage camera case shoulder bag, a belt bag, a backpack, a small tote, and more—all complete with the cute apple canvas. There’s also a range of beautiful accessories specially curated for the occasion, ranging from hats, scarves, sneakers to small leather goods such as card cases and key chain holders.
Purchase these limited edition items at Gucci’s boutiques and online.
If you’re ready to swap flowers and chocolates for a classy gift to make her swoon, this gift set from Bvlgari will not disappoint. Looking sensuous and sophisticated, the limited edition set includes a luxury silk scarf and a multi-coloured leather bag in unique patterns that inspired by cabochon-cut gemstones. The bag also features the house’s iconic serpenti clasp in dreamy pastel pink and lavender combinations, as well as a detachable “LOVE” letters charm.
Visit Bvlgari's website or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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The valentine in your life is precious and one-of-a-kind, so shouldn’t your gift to him or her be as well? Surprise your lover with stylish limited edition pieces jointly curated by luxury fashion house Boss and Justin Teodoro, the New York-based illustrator and designer.
Spreading love and positivity during difficult times is the theme behind the “Boss With Love” capsule, which consists of a range of unisex ready-to-wear pieces, sneakers and accessories for couples to celebrate their special bond of love. What makes the collection unique is that the items are designed with heart patterns in velvet appliques, which results in amazing 3D effect to add an extra edge to your look.
The collection is available at selected stores in Hong Kong and Macau.
YSL Beauté Le Cushion Encre De Peau: Special Edition
Gift this ultra-luxe cushion compact from YSL Beauté to spoil your beauty who loves looking their best. Featuring an outstanding featherweight formula that offers a flawless, lasting coverage, and an opulent compact case that studded with the brand’s classic gold Cassandre logo, this gift is guaranteed to make your lady’s heart melt.
Available at YSL Beauté
YSL Love Shades Wild Lipstick Collection
Just in time for Chinese Valentine’s Day, YSL Beauté has launched a Love Shades wild Lipstick collection featuring heart-stopping red hues that any woman will love to possess. Dedicated to the brand’s beautiful shade #114 Dial Red, the collection represents the colour as an expression of love and passion in three different textures and finishes.
From the Rouge Pur Couture lipstick to the Rouge Volupté Shine and the Rouge Pur Couture The Slim Collectors, this collection is sure to match your lady’s every mood and occasion.
Available at YSL Beauté
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MAC Bronzer Makeup Collection
Every girl loves makeup and you’ll definitely be thanking us later after you give her this gorgeous, brand new collection from the cult beauty brand MAC. Whether it’s the limited edition lipsticks in vibrant hues, quality shimmering eyeshadows or bronzing powder, this collection has something your lady will love.
Available at MAC
Burberry Couple Fragrances
There’s something so romantic about wearing matching scents with your cherished love. This Chinese Valentine’s Day, Burberry has curated a special perfume duo for the modern women and men who desire to their individuality with confidence. Inside Mr. Burberry Element is a strong, sensual combination of mineral oakmoss and ambergris, whereas his My Burberry Blush counterpart is a feminine, sweet blend of fruits and blossoming flowers.
The fragrances are available at Burberry's counters at FACESSS Harbour City and Beauty Avenue Langham Place.
Gucci Bloom Profumo di Fiori
For a romantic gift, you can’t go wrong with a sweet floral fragrance. The newest addition to Gucci Bloom collection is a feminine, refreshing scent that has a combination of tuberose essence, jasmine sambac closed buds, Ylang Ylang and sandalwood. Looking just as beautiful as it smells, this bottle of love will definitely put a smile on your valentine’s face.
Available at Gucci